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Subtunes: Itunes like UI for subsonic music player

Subtunes: Itunes like UI for subsonic music player

If you like the look and feel of iTunes (even if you hate iTunes as a music player) and use subsonic to stream your music, you can get a iTunes like UI. Thanks to Subtunes.

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Know my Windows PC

Know my Windows PC

Being a geek one has to assemble his own machine and not just that it is a lot cheaper than buying one from HP or Dell. I will go into the hardware and then the software I use on this PC. This is my main computer and I use it much more than my...

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CPU Core and GPU Temperature Display in Windows 7

CPU Core and GPU Temperature Display in Windows 7

It is good to keep an eye on your CPU temperature variation to keep your system in good health and prolong its life. All CPU Meter combined with Core temp gets the job done for CPU temperature monitoring. Download and install them to have a reading like this Similarly, one can monitor GPU temperature...

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Wireless sync audio/video to Motorola Xoom

Wireless sync audio/video to Motorola Xoom

Love or hate iTunes, if you have an option to wirelessly sync your multimedia  library, you will take it with both hands. Enter doubleTwist AirSync! specifically made for Motorola Xoom and all other android devices. Setup is simple, download the program for PC/Mac, and add the directories containing your songs and videos. Next, install...

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Game Copy Pro is a Scam!

Game Copy Pro is a Scam!

If you are looking to back up your precious XBOX360 or Kinect games, don’t ever think of trying or purchasing Game Copy Pro Software (http://www.gamecopypro.com/). I recently purchased XBOX360 4GB with Kinect bundle and was looking for an option to backup my games. After extensive research I came at the conclusion that Game Copy Pro is...

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Video Studio Express Thanksgiving Giveaway

Video Studio Express Thanksgiving Giveaway

Wondershare software is giving away their Video Studio Express for free ($35 value). Wondershare Video Studio Express is a Windows software that allows you to edit SD & HD video clips to make Hollywood-quality movies with background music and transition effects. Its simple yet powerful interface allows even the beginners to edit creative videos easily...

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Best Free ZIP / RAR Software for Windows

Best Free ZIP / RAR Software for Windows

7-Zip offers a free (open source) file compression and decompression utility. It supports decompression of rar and zip files and allows you to compress files in zip or 7z format. It is not a trial software and IMHO is far better than any of the popular trial softwares like Winzip and Winrar. Go get...

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Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Review

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Review

This is the review of Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder Deluxe. Initially I was skeptical about the utility of a software like this as one can create photo slide shows using various softwares, like Picasa or Windows Movie Make both of which are available for Free for Windows. But after trying this software out I was...

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Easy way to Create Windows 7 USB Boot Drive

Easy way to Create Windows 7 USB Boot Drive

Gone are the days, one needed to do a lot of tinkering with command line utilities to create Windows 7 USB Boot Drive. Thanks to Microsoft for giving Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool (should have been called USB /DVD creation tool). Download the tool from the link included and install it. Creating bootable USB...

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Install Windows 7 from Scratch Using Windows 7 DVD

Install Windows 7 from Scratch Using Windows 7 DVD

Somebody out there might need this. Here is a step by step guide to Windows 7 on an empty hard disk or after wiping out everything on your computer. Sometimes wiping everything on your disk might be essential, typically if you are moving from an older Windows system to a new machine or just...

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Portable Applications For Better Security and Convenience!

Portable Applications For Better Security and Convenience!

Carry your favorite applications with you! PortableApps.com Suite and PortableApps.com Platform offers a large suit of regularly used popular applications for free which you can carry with you wherever you go. This is a complete collection of portable applications including a web browser, email client, office suite, calendar/scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus, audio player, sudoku game,...

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Best Free Screenshot Utilities for Windows and Linux

Best Free Screenshot Utilities for Windows and Linux

Applications that let you take screenshots are valuable for making tutorials and how to articles or even otherwise (e.g. stealing images that cannot be directly saved or copied ). For Linux Shutter for Linux is probably the best utility that you can get for this purpose. According to their website, with Shutter you can...

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Perfect MythTV Frontend on Windows 7 / Vista or Mac Using XBMC

Perfect MythTV Frontend on Windows 7 / Vista or Mac Using XBMC

This is incredible! XBMC+MythTV rock!! I have been trying all kinds of crazy solutions to be able to stream Live TV over the LAN. MythTV does offer an easy way out, but then you are stuck with Ubuntu at all times. Not that I have any issues with that, but I do indulge myself...

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Free Blu-ray Ripping in Windows 7 Using DVDFab HD Decrypter

Free Blu-ray Ripping in Windows 7 Using DVDFab HD Decrypter

DVDFab is a well known commercial DVD ripping (decrypter) and encoding software. However, they offer HD Decrypter for free which can be used to rip (backup) any Blu-ray disk to your hard drive after removing any possible protection on the Blu-ray. The software offers several modes for copying the Blu-ray disk, e.g. you can...

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Transfer Ubuntu Windows Dual Boot Installation to New Hard Drive

One might need to upgrade his/her system with a new hard drive. The physical installation of a hard drive is usually the easy part, transferring all the programs and data and setting to the new hard drive is where the things get tiring and repetitive if you do the entire thing manually.It gets even...

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Find Total Shutter Actuation on Nikon Digital SLR

Find Total Shutter Actuation on Nikon Digital SLR

You can get the total shutter actuation on your Nikon DSLR whether you own D70, D80 or D90, or higher end (D300, D300s, D3 etc), this trick should work on all of them. I haven’t tested it on lower end DSLRs like D40, D50, D60, D3000, D5000 etc., but I feel it should work...

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WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Review

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe Review

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe by Digiarty Software is a Video conversion tool for Windows and Mac OS, which allows the conversion between various  video formats, almost all popular formats out there. The interface is simple and very user friendly, it also support multi-core video conversion to speed up things. Interface has been kept...

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Readability – Safari Reader functionality for all web browsers

Readability – Safari Reader functionality for all web browsers

Safari 5 comes with an excellent reader that removes the clutter on the webpage making reading articles very enjoyable. It is one of the ideas that I feel should be bundled with all the web browsers. Here is Safari Reader in action. As it senses an article on the page, a Reader icon displays...

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MythTV Frontend for Windows with Live TV!

MythTV Frontend for Windows with Live TV!

Update: read this post for using XBMC as MythTV frontend. You have setup a MythTV backend server with Ubuntu as the background or say Fedora, but to be able to watch live TV from all possible frontends you need to install Ubuntu or Fedora on all the machines, either as sole OS or via...

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Cross Platform Software KVM Switch (Share Keyboard Mouse Between Computers)

Cross Platform Software KVM Switch (Share Keyboard Mouse Between Computers)

Synergy is an open source free software that works like a virtual or software KVM switch allowing one to share  one keyboard and one mouse with multiple computers in the LAN. Only requirement is that all these computers must be connected to network. Since Synergy is available for multiple platforms, you can use it...

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